Programme - Berlinale Co-Production Market

The programme of the Berlinale Co-Production Market is thoroughly tailored for its professional audience: producers and financiers from all over the world with different backgrounds of experience, but like-minded interests. The programme structure takes into account that each participant has their own busy agenda during the Berlinale, with different amounts of time available for attending the event.

To get an overview of the programme structure, you can now download the preliminary programme of the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2017. The programme on February 12-14 takes place at the Berlin House of Representatives. New in 2017, the CoPro Series Pitch will take place on February 15, at a different location.

Please note that you must register in advance to participate in the Berlinale Co-Production Market. The application deadline for the Berlinale Co-Production Market has closed. Due to high demand we cannot accept any further applications. For details, please see Participation

Case Studies:
Case Studies on selected Berlinale films explore possibilities in financing and current trends in the field of international co-production.

Theme Talks:
Theme Talks on current production and financing issues offer a chance to exchange ideas with experts and other participants in a relaxed discussion.

Country Sessions
At the Country Sessions, experts provide information about production conditions and co-production opportunities in ”their” country in a concise, moderated interview.

Speed Matchings:
At Speed Matching sessions, participating producers can develop new contacts during informal five-minute meetings.

Books at Berlinale:
Launched in 2006, Books at Berlinale, organised in cooperation with the Frankfurt Book Fair, is the world’s first market for literary adaptations at an A-festival. International publishers and literary agents present ten pre-selected novels with promising potential for literary adaptation, to interested international producers in a moderated pitching and networking event on the third day of the Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 14, in the afternoon).

CoPro Series:
New location, new date in 2017: on the fourth day of the Berlinale Co-Production Market, approx. six to seven international TV series projects that are looking for partners are presented. Participants can also schedule meetings with these projects on that day. The third CoPro Series Pitching and Networking takes place on February 15 at the Zoo Palast cinema.

Lunches & Cocktails:
There is also a number of additional informal networking opportunities at the Berlinale Co-Production Market: lunches and cocktails offer participants further chances to meet and exchange ideas in a relaxed environment.